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Higham (Bury St Edmunds), Suffolk

Historical Description

Higham, a civil parish in Suffolk, formed in 1894. It has a station on the Bury and Newmarket branch of the G.E.R., 7 miles W from Bury St Edmunds, and a post office under Bury St Edmunds; money order and telegraph office, Barrow. Area, 2694 acres; population, 385. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value,, £100 with residence. The church, erected in 1861, is a building of flint in the Early English style.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


Online maps of Higham (Bury St Edmunds) are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online: